Photojournalism archive gallery two

Photojournalism is the mystical art of telling stories with pictures. It started with cave paintings and it’s evolved [...]

Tattoos are healing what cancer took away

Top: New tattoos on Andrea Caron’s surgically reconstructed breasts are echoed on the wall at 13 Moons Tattoo Studio in Portland. Bottom: Artist Mary Schmaling-Kearns tattoos over a free-handed henna design from earlier in the week. (Photos by Troy R. Bennett)

Cancer ransacked Andrea Caron’s body just before her 35th birthday. It stole her breasts and both ovaries and it [...]

Photojournalism archive gallery one

Photojournalism is the mystical art of telling stories with pictures. It started with cave paintings and it’s evolved [...]

Brad Terry is still improvising at 78

Maine jazz great Brad Terry, 77, listens to 25-year-old guitarist Peter Herman as they play a concert in Brunswick. He describes Herman as “a phenomenon,” one of six players in his long career with whom he’s had “this locked-in communication.” (Photo by Troy R. Bennett)

From jazz to daily things, improvisation is where Terry is comfortable. But nearing his 78th birthday, the [...]

Motorcycle camping on a frozen lake in Maine

Stars shine in the eastern sky on Friday night in Limington above the ice on Horne Pond. I pitched my tent and stayed the night. (Photo by Troy R. Bennett)

With my tent pegs finally pounded into the ice with help from the blunt end of a borrowed hatchet, I sighed [...]

Lexi Go Go paints the air with fire and light

Alexis Powers (Photo baby Troy R. Bennett)

Barefoot on the bricks of Monument Square, Alexis Powers whirled in a blur of crimson flames and pounding drums [...]